Course Description

The body is a complex organism of cells, tissues, organs, and organ systems. While anatomy describes the structure of how it is physically put together, physiology explains how all the components of the human organism work, individually and together, to maintain life.
 
This self-paced, online anatomy and physiology course covers all the bodily systems playing a major role in human anatomy. The material is presented in a practical and comprehensive manner. The focus of the course is on the need-to-know facts that must be understood in order to pursue any healthcare career or related education in the field of science. These easy to follow lessons are ideal for anyone requiring a solid understanding of how the human body works.
  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video  
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider
 

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Define anatomy and physiology.
  • Know the chemistry behind anatomy and physiology.
  • Describe cells - the foundation of life.
  • Describe tissues (different types and functions).
  • Describe and recognize all parts of the integumentary system.
  • Recognize the important parts of the skeletal system, muscular system, nervous system, and sensory system.
  • Summarize the major parts of the endocrine system.
  • Recognize the major parts of the cardiovascular system, lymphatic system, and the respiratory system.
  • Summarize the major components of the digestive system, urinary system, and the reproductive system.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
 
 

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
Introduce Yourself 1 points
Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology Assignment 10 points
Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology Quiz 55 points
Review of Basic Chemistry 15 points
Basic Chemistry Quiz 35 points
Review of Cells 15 points
Cells Quiz 38 points
Review of Tissues 15 points
Tissue Quiz 32 points
The Integumentary System Assignment 10 points
The Integumentary System 50 points
The Skeletal System Assignment 15 points
The Skeletal System 75 points
The Muscular System Assignment 15 points
The Muscular System 80 points
The Nervous System Assignment 15 points
The Nervous System 85 points
The Sensory System Assignment 15 points
The Sensory System 70 points
The Endocrine System Assignment 15 points
The Endocrine System 55 points
The Cardiovascular System Assignment 15 points
The Cardiovascular System 22 points
The Lymphatic System 15 points
The Lymphatic System 50 points
The Respiratory System Assignment 15 points
The Respiratory System 70 points
The Digestive System Assignment 15 points
The Digestive System 50 points
The Urinary System 18 points
The Reproductive System 38 points
The Final Exam 332 points
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